Special Events

Find the Elves Treasure Hunt

Sat, 12/23/2017 (All day)
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Each Saturday, Father Christmas's eight "elves" will be tucked away in eight separate Fairhaven venues. Participants can collect a passport from Village Books, that will be stamped for each elf they find. All completed cards (turn in at any location that hosts an elf) will be entered into a drawing on Saturday, December 23rd.

New Year's Eve Hours

Sun, 12/31/2017 (All day)
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Come in to Village Books and Paper Dreams on December 31st and January 1st for our annual storewide sale. Receive up to 50% off holiday items and 20% off mostly everything in the store. Some restrictions apply.

Store Hours for Sale!

New Year's Eve (Dec. 31)
Fairhaven: 9am-6pm
Lynden: 11am-5pm

New Year's Day (Jan. 1)
Both Stores: 10am-6pm
 

New Year's Day Hours

Mon, 01/01/2018 (All day)
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Come in to Village Books and Paper Dreams on December 31st and January 1st for our annual storewide sale. Receive up to 50% off holiday items and 20% off mostly everything in the store. Some restrictions apply.

Store Hours for Sale!

New Year's Eve (Dec. 31)
Fairhaven: 9am-6pm
Lynden: 11am-5pm

New Year's Day (Jan. 1)
Both Stores: 10am-6pm

Resolutions: Mini Workshops to Jumpstart Your New Year

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Need a boost to your New Year? Ready to make 2018 your best year ever? Join us Sat., Jan. 6 from 11am-4pm in the Readings Gallery at Village Books for our annual “Resolutions,” a day devoted to starting the year right. From 11am-4pm, on the hour, we’ll feature local experts presenting mini-workshops on topics ranging from clearing our clutter to Advance Care Planning, to freeing our minds from suffering, and finally to approaching 2018 healthfully and mindfully. Come to one workshop or several, and bring your questions, ideas, and a snack too. No tickets or registration needed.

Mindfulness Workshop with Tim Burnett

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join local mindfulness practitioner Tim Burnett, Executive Director of Mindfulness Northwest, for an exploration of mindfulness practices that promote awareness and well-being. We will discuss the origins of mindfulness, touch on stress physiology, and explore how mindfulness practices can help us engage in our relationship to experience, reducing stress and enhancing well-being. Simple practices of breathing and mindful movement will support our discussion as we explore mindfulness from the inside out.

Open Mic Night

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 7:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Village Books invites everyone to enjoy local talents as they share their own stories, poems and essays! Published and unpublished writers are encouraged to attend and enjoy a welcoming audience.

Open mic is usually held the last Monday of each month at 7pm in the Readings Gallery. Sign up at our main counter on the first floor or call (360) 671-2626. Andrew McBride, local writer and editor, will be hosting!

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